Who are the three finalists?
Three organisations in Great Britain have been shortlisted to the final of the 1st round of the Boost Choose Now Change Lives community grant initiative and are in with a chance of receiving a stake of the £20k grant. It is now down to the public to cast your votes and decide which organisation should receive the winning share. All finalists will each receive some support from Boost.
Read more about the finalists and their projects and cast your vote below.
Nitelight CIC offer a first of its kind digital pay-it-forward scheme that provides food, drinks and hygiene packs to men, women and children who need it most within the town of Middlesborough.
Nitelight are looking to launch a new token scheme to help people help themselves by taking part in community volunteering days in return for tokens that can be redeemed towards essential items such as birth certificates, driving license and clothing to help them get back on their feet.
Bury Defence Academy
Bury Defence Academy are a voluntary Martial Arts and Boxing Club that serves a diverse local community with a wide range of sport activities to improve the health and wellbeing of users and actively bring the community together.
To allow BDA to resume their services after the lockdown rules have eased they urgently need to purchase additional martial arts, cardio and boxing equipment to continue serving the local community with discounted sporting activities.
Kool Recycle work alongside the Real Junk Food Project in the South of Wakefield Disrict to support people on a pay as they feel basis helping them to obtain good quality and affordable food and also to prevent food from going into landfill. Their team of volunteers make sure that food is available to anyone that needs it and also includes a delivery service.
Kool are looking to expand their services to make more chilled and frozen foods available to the community and would use the grant to purchase fridge and freezer equipement for food storage.